Considering the fact that principal gap in knowledge lies on the studies dedicated to the problems of musicians, the Foundation has focused its main efforts on research in this field.
Despite the fact that projects have been developed by experts from the Foundation or the Institut de l'Art-Medicina&Fisiologia de Terrassa, they involved the participation of professionals from other fields and institutions like the National Institute of Physical Education of Catalonia, the Centre d'Alt Rendiment Esportiu de Sant Cugat, the Artificial Intelligence Investigational Institute of the CSIC, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, the University Hospital of Bellvitge, Institute Guttmann or Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation of the Harvard Medical School.
The main fields of research are musician's dystonia, effort myalgia of forearms of performing artists, lips injuries of the wind players, optimization the efforts made by the artist to perform its activities and ergonomics aspects.
These works have been published in national and international journals like the Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Neuroimage, Movement Disorders, PLoS ONE, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry and Medical Problems of Performing Artists.
You can find these articles on the website of l'Institut de l'Art-Medicina&Fisiologia.